Reverend Duc Duong

November 2, 1958 - November 6, 2021

Reverend Duc Quang Duong, ordained June 10, 2000.

 

Funeral Liturgies for Reverend Duc Duong

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s

 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont

Thursday, November 11, 2021

2:00 p.m. Reception of the Body,

St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica

700 Jefferson Street, Beaumont

4:00 p.m. Sharing of Memories

5:00 p.m. Vigil Service

Friday November 12, 2021

10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial,

St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica

700 Jefferson Street, Beaumont

 

 

Reverend Duc Quang Duong, 63, of Lumberton, died Saturday, November 6, 2021. He was born on November 2, 1958, in Hue City, Vietnam, to Trieu Nguyen and Toai Quang Duong. Father Duc was ordained on June 10, 2000 and served twenty-one years as a priest for the Diocese of Beaumont.

Father Duc was born fourth out of six children in Vietnam. His family attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Hue City, where he was born. The church being a crucial part of their family’s life, his oldest brother was also ordained as a priest and their youngest sister dedicating her life to serve God as a nun.  Father Duc joined Minor Seminary HOAN THIEN, Hue from 1971 to 1979.

Reverend Duc escaped from the Vietnamese Communist Regime by boat and stayed in Hong Kong and Philippine refugee camps for some time. He came to America with five other seminarians, by the work of Father Khanh in 1993. After studying at Norte Dame Seminary in New Orleans for the Diocese of Beaumont, he received Master of Divinity in May of 1999. Father Duc was ordained to the priesthood on June 10, 2000.

Father Duc past assignments include associate pastor of St. Catherine of Siena in Port Arthur and administrator of St. Joseph Church in Beaumont. He was the pastor of St. Catherine of Siena. Also working as a chaplain to Baptist Hospital. He was currently the associate pastor at both Infant Jesus in Lumberton and St. Mark in Silsbee.

“The Duke”, as his friends and family liked to call, enjoyed going on pilgrimages. He also loved to sing karaoke, fishing, and making friends.

Survivors include his mother, Trieu Nguyen; siblings, Reverend Niem Quang Duong; Tan Quang Duong and his wife; Ly Truong and her son; Sister Trang Duong; and Trong Quang Duong and his wife and children.

Father Duc is preceded in death by his father, Toai Quang; and brothers; Tuan Quang Duong and Thinh Quang Duong.

Memorial contributions may be made to

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital;

501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

A gathering of Reverend Duong’s family and friends will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. The reception of Reverend Duong will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 11, 2021, at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, 700 Jefferson Street, Beaumont with a time of sharing at 4:00 p.m., with his Vigil service to follow at 5:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 12, 2021, at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, Beaumont, with his interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 3900 Twin City, Groves.

 

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Comments (2)

    Bonney Bryan says:

    We have lost a very sweet priest. One of my most precious memories, other than his love and compassion for his parishioners, is the first time I heard him sing Silent Night in his native language at the Christmas Vigil Mass at Holy Spirit in Kountze. What a heavenly sound. I will never forget it. Rest In Peace Father Duc.
    Sincerely,
    Bonney Bryan

    James Durham says:

    We have loss a great priest, RIP

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